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SDL_EnableUNICODE(3) SDL API Reference SDL_EnableUNICODE(3)
SDL_EnableUNICODE - Enable UNICODE translation
int SDL_EnableUNICODE(int enable);
Enables/Disables Unicode keyboard translation.
To obtain the character codes corresponding to received keyboard
events, Unicode translation must first be turned on using this func-
tion. The translation incurs a slight overhead for each keyboard event
and is therefore disabled by default. For each subsequently received
key down event, the unicode member of the SDL_keysym structure will
then contain the corresponding character code, or zero for keysyms that
do not correspond to any character code.
A value of 1 for enable enables Unicode translation; 0 disables it, and
-1 leaves it unchanged (useful for querying the current translation
Note that only key press events will be translated, not release events.
Returns the previous translation mode (0 or 1).
SDL Tue 11 Sep 2001, 22:59 SDL_EnableUNICODE(3)